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to indigent people accused of crimes.





Office Administrator - Appellate Division

State Level Position

Location: Appellate Division (Atlanta Central Office)

Salary: $45,000 per year

Deadline: February 20, 2017 (or until position is filled)

Job Description and Requirements:

Office Administrator

The Appellate Division is seeking to fill an Office Administrator position in downtown Atlanta. Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Business and have 4 or more years experience as a law office administrator or legal assistant, preferably in criminal defense. Preferance will be given to applicants who have 5 or more years of experience. Applicants should have an interest in criminal defense and a motivation to help indigent persons accused of crimes.  Primary duties include managing case assignments to over 100 attorneys, assisting 10 in-house lawyers with preparing and presenting motions for new trial, and prosecuting direct appeals with the Court of Appeals and Supreme Court of Georgia, communicating professionally with outside contractors and regional managers, entering report data and keeping records, taking phone calls from client families, business contacts, and outside attorneys, filing and file management, drafting letters and legal documents, learning and utilizing an online case management program, supervising paralegals, and coordinating with other administrators re: training programs, internships, and case management.  Applicants must meet the qualifications and have the necessary skills to perform the job duties and responsibilities for the position. We would like to start someone on or before March 1, 2017.   Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, 3 references, and Employment Application to David E. Clark, Director, Appellate Division, at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



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Georgia Public Defender Council
104 Marietta Street, Suite 400
Atlanta, GA 30303
Tel: 404-795-2440
Toll free: 800-676-4432